A buzzword is a word, that is frequently used and fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. Currently, innovation seems to be such word in the educational arena. Let’s take a closer look at what some are saying about INNOVATION. Guy Kawasaki, in a TED Talk, shares a Top Ten list of […] Read more
Announcing edJEWcon's Blogging Challenge
What? edJEWcon’s 18 Days of Blogging Challenge: Over the next few weeks edJEWcon will publish 18 Blogging Challenges to support you in becoming a blogger helping to transform Jewish Day School education ONE blog at a time. We encourage you to participate as part of becoming a connected Jewish Day School educator & administrator as […] Read more
Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning
Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an online version of someone’s writing journal. In addition, I am talking about Blogfolios, which are digital portfolios on a blogging platform. These blogfolios are: not behind […] Read more
edJewcon provides coaching and support to Jewish educational leaders and organizations for sustainable, systemic change that leverages blogfolios to create a culture that supports the learning process in all areas of curriculum.
edJEWcon believes that learning in the 21st century has forever been redefined and transformed. Teaching needs to adapt accordingly. Blogfolios are the concentric hub of awareness, exposure and towards mastery of 21st century skills and literacies. We believe that educators need to experience their own learning through the lens of 21st century skills and literacies in order to transfer best practices and extend these new learning opportunities to their classrooms. Blogfolios open up gateways for these learning opportunities in all areas of literacies.